Mong Yawng Township

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Mong Yawng
Mong Yawng is located in Myanmar
Mong Yawng
Mong Yawng
Location in Burma
Coordinates: 21°11′0″N 100°22′0″E / 21.18333°N 100.36667°E / 21.18333; 100.36667Coordinates: 21°11′0″N 100°22′0″E / 21.18333°N 100.36667°E / 21.18333; 100.36667
Country  Burma
Region Shan State
District Mong Hpayak District
 • Ethnicities Shan
 • Religions Theravada Buddhism
Time zone UTC+6.30 (MST)

Mong Yawng Township (Burmese: မိုင်းယောင်းမြို့နယ်) is a township of Mong Hpayak District in the Shan State of Myanmar. The main town is Mong Yawng.


Mongyawng State (Möngyawng) was one of the Shan States, largely inhabited by Wa people. It was annexed by Kengtung State in 1815. The capital was the town of Mong Yawng.[1][2]